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Strange things have hcen happening recently. With many companies
reporting a down-turn in profits and &\vn-sizing in st sff numbers you
would think that the or&r hooks nzx11d he lxrc, but no and in some
companies far from it. Around this time of year lxlging o&r lxx)ks
can be amazingly ccxrimonplace. In fact, there are tales of slippliers
being offered, not asking for, hut actually offered 25% Lvith that or&r.
It is then you realise that the end of the financial year is upon many of
us again and last years hard iought for lx&et must hc spent somcholv,
otherwise how can next years he justified? This is all well and god,
but it does produce a blip in the performance figures, which can ~nah-e
other periods look poor hy comparison.
It is amasing how a set of figures can make or break a business
operation. Moving money around can sh